Monique Amado

Monique Amado

Screenwriter, Actor
Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Voice Actor, Voice Artist, Author, Dancer, Music Composer, Subtitler, Translator and Musician

London, England

Member Since:
February 2017
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About Monique

Berlin-born American writer/actor/director/musician. Stage, film, and voice-over actor. Write, compose and perform my own songs on piano with vocals. Wrote and directed award winning drama short 'Someone Understands'. Adapted my children's book 'Oggleswog the Dragon' into a feature length screenplay which has placed in top 10% with ScreenCraft & Scriptapalooza. Short script 'Good Sam' was shortlisted with HollyShorts Screenplay Contest. I'm also a life coach to serious artists and entrepreneurs who are committed to their dreams and goals.

Unique traits: Large, green-blue eyes. Speak both English & German fluently.

Loglines

  • Oggleswog the Dragon

    Oggleswog the Dragon Adventure Family Fantasy In a year of green roses a compassionate young girl encounters a fearful, wingless dragon. The dragon is transformed when a selfless act of courage by the girl releases the magical power of the roses. 

  • Someone Understands

    Someone Understands Independent Drama Two elderly women face the loneliness and exclusion of a world that no longer values or needs them. They encounter one another and are given a glimmer of hope that they are not completely invisible or disconnected.

Credits

  • The Pastor's Wife

    The Pastor's Wife (2019 - 2020)
    Film by SVG Productions Actor

  • Prisoner of Hope

    Prisoner of Hope (0000 - 2019)
    Drama (Crime, Drama and Family) Screenwriter One man's fight to survive against impossible odds.

  • Good Sam

    Good Sam (2018)
    Film (short) (Drama and Short) Screenwriter A compassionate pastor challenges men in his congregation who try to condemn a transgender woman named Sam. A present day retelling of the good samaritan parable.

  • Water Backpack Paul

    Water Backpack Paul (2018)
    Voice-over by Nur Film Group (Documentary) Narration Short documentary about German Professor Franz Berndt Frechen's humanitarian invention called Wasserrucksack Paul (water backpack Paul) which helps supply much-needed clean water to people in remote parts of the world.

  • Someone Understands

    Someone Understands (2017)
    Film (short) by Monique Amado (Drama and Short) Screenwriter, Director Two elderly women face the loneliness and exclusion of a world that no longer values or needs them. In a brief encounter with one another, they are given the chance to come out of isolation.

  • Close to Joy

    Close to Joy (2017)
    Film (short) (Drama and Short) Screenwriter A man who struggles with gender identity feels lost amidst influences trying to pull him in opposite directions. Through the eyes of a gentle barista, he starts to see and accept himself for the first time.

  • Princess & Paul

    Princess & Paul (2017)
    (Drama) Screenwriter A once successful musician learns she has a tumor and struggles to survive in the midst of marriage to a self-obsessed man & a choice of whether to reveal to him her secret -- that she only has weeks to live.

  • Reginald

    Reginald (2017)
    (Drama and Romance) Screenwriter A reclusive author suffering from writer’s block thinks he will go to his grave unmarried until he meets his new agent, an alluring woman with a past who avoids relationships more than he does.

  • Oggleswog the Dragon

    Oggleswog the Dragon (2016)
    (Family and Fantasy) Screenwriter In a year of Green Roses, a brave and compassionate young girl encounters an abandoned and wingless dragon. The dragon is transformed due to a selfless act of courage by the girl which releases the magical power of the roses.

  • If It's a Boy

    If It's a Boy (2014)
    Film (short) by Berlin Film Folks (Drama and Short) Actor A middle aged couple who are about to have a baby must come to grips with the fact that the father may not be the "father."

  • Berlin Junction

    Berlin Junction (2013)
    Film by Ex Film Studio / Xavier Agudo (Drama and Romance) Actor Jos Bakker, a Dutch painter living in Berlin, is on a crossroads in his life. He needs to make a decision, either hold onto his freedom and his unattached way of life, or settle down and create a family with the woman he loves.

  • The Ordinary Radicals

    The Ordinary Radicals (2008)
    Music by Dir. Jamie Moffett Composer In the margins of the United States, there lives a revolutionary Christianity. One with a quiet disposition that seeks to do "small things with great love," and in so doing is breaking 21st Century stereotypes surrounding this 2000 year old faith.

Awards

  • Coverfly Red List - Family Genre - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2019)

  • HollyShorts Screenplay Contest - Quarter Finalist - Good Sam
    (2019)

  • White Unicorn International Film Festival - Winner Silent Film - Someone Understands
    (2019)

  • Kids First! Film Festival - Official Selection - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2019)

  • Coverfly Red List - Family Genre - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2018)

  • ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Contest - Semi Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2018)

  • ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Contest - Semi Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Scriptapalooza Screenplay Contest - Quarter Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Los Angeles CineFest - Semi Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Film Daily Screenwriting Contest - Semi Finalist - Close to Joy
    (2017)

  • Berlin Flash Film Festival - Official Selection - Someone Understands
    (2017)

  • Hollywood Screenplay Contest - Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Contest - Quarter Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2016)

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